Does God Give Us More Than We Can Handle?

And does it count as handling it if we weep, shout, and completely fall apart? [Read more…]

When Grievers Say the Things You’re Not Supposed To Say to Them

There are a number of things you shouldn’t say to a grieving person. But what do you do when they’re said by the grieving person himself? [Read more…]

The Triumphal Entry

This morning, in preparing for Palm Sunday, I was reading the account of the Triumphal Entry in the Gospel of Luke. What especially touched me on this reading was the fact that as the Lord was approaching Jerusalem on the donkey, while His disciples shouted out “Blessed be the King who comes in the name [Read More…]

Eating Ashes

I experienced a lot of grief last year.  A lot of people I care about died.  It’s been a struggle to stay positive light of the stark realization that everyone dies.  I hold on to my faith in life after death, but in times of temptation (if that’s what it is), everything seems lifeless, and [Read More…]